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Coast Guard suspends search for woman overboard on cruise ship – NBC 7 San Diego

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended their search for the woman who fell overboard on a Carnival cruise ship off the coast of Mexico early Saturday morning. She has not been found.

“After more than 31 hours of research, #USCG assets are put on hold
additional information, ” the USCG announced on Twitter at 10:36 a.m. Sunday.

Security camera footage captured the woman, who is believed to be in her 20s, falling overboard at around 3:30 am The incident was reported 35 miles off the Mexican coast near Ensenada.

This ship, the Carnival Miracle, docked at the Carnival Cruise Terminal in Long Beach on Sunday morning.

Another passenger, Josh Zufelt, said the passengers were woken up around 3:15 a.m. by an announcement over the ship’s public address system: “Man Overboard.”

Rescue efforts began shortly after, Zufelt said.

The Southern California Coast Guard said on Twitter on Saturday that it was working to locate the woman, alongside a San Diego-based USCG helicopter crew and the Mexican Navy.